We need to learn to lament because if we don’t, we’ll never righteously cry out to God.
We can not save ourselves; God saves us. We can not persevere on our own; God preserves us. We were given salvation and nothing can snatch that away.
As my mom and I exited South Suburban Hospital, my dad’s employer at the time, I turned to her and said, “I think I’m meant to be a dad. I don’t know why I thought of it, but I think I’m meant to be a dad.”